• Registered offender arrested for sex abuse

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, a registered sex offender is in custody, accused of criminal sexual abuse. Larry Dee Grove, 38, of Christopher, was arrested after an investigation into an incident that occurred at a rural Christopher residence early Sunday morning, say reports. Grove was convicted in 2008 in Franklin County of...

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    Illinois leads in turkey fryer fires

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Here’s an area where Illinois is Number 2 – grease fires on Thanksgiving. This is according to Bloomington-based state farm insurance, based on claims for damage caused by grease fires. Over the last eight years, Illinois has had 27, second to Texas, with 38. However, state farm spokeswoman Missy Dundov says the numbers are...

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    Shopping guide helps avoid recalled toys

    by  • November 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A guide from the Illinois attorney general can help shoppers avoid buying recalled toys this holiday season. The safe shopping guide, first published in 2007, helps parents and gift buyers keep track of a long list of recalled products. Attorney Lisa Madigan says in this current year, there have been nearly 100 different children’s...

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